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20 Recipes That Use Mashed Potato As An IngredientPerfect ways to use up left overs!

Potatoes really are an inexpensive grocery staple! They are a great source of carbohydrates that can be prepared in many different ways to produce delicious meals.

Studies show that mashed potatoes are one of the major kitchen leftovers since they are seen to be insignificant and lack an appealing second use. But, think of all the cheese bacon goodies you can come up with and some surprising gluten-free sweet dishes…


Here’s 20 Dishes that use Mashed Potato as an Ingredient.

1. Moist Potato Chocolate Cake


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Yep, you heard me: potato and chocolate. Shut the front door! Preparing this cake is just as quick as any other. The cake is prepared by creaming the butter and sugar together then gradually add eggs one by one. You then add your mashed potatoes, melted chocolate and dry ingredients alternating with the milk. Bake as normal.

2. Potato Cakes


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Cold and mashed potato is easy to shape. The result can be used with fish like tuna or salmon. Alternatively, you can use corned beef or bacon to produce a tasty meal. Simply mix, shape and pop in a frying pan with a bit of oil.

3. Potato Pancakes


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This is a traditional meal in Ireland and Jewish latkes. Flour is mixed with mashed potatoes and then added to scrambled eggs and bacon. The meal is best suited for breakfast since it’s energising and filling, a perfect way to start the day.

4. Bubble And Squeak Croquettes


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A great recipe to use up a whole bunch of leftover veg. Use cooked bacon and onion, cabbage and any other leftover veg and add mashed potatoes, giving the whole mix a good mash. Mix in a couple of beaten eggs and season with salt and pepper. Roll mixture into inch long sausages, dunk in egg, and coat in bread crumbs. Fry in a pan to brown.

5. Vegetarian Kofta


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This is a North Indian special cuisine that is made from cooled mashed potato. Fried potatoes are filled with paneer cheese; spices then served with a sauce of tomatoes and peanuts.

6. Gnocchi


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Warm mashed potato is used during the preparation of this meal. The first thing to do is warm the potato leftovers then blitz to avoid bumps and lumps. The meal is best served with a punchy sauce like blue cheese, pesto or Bolognese.

7. Soup


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Mashed potato is widely used to prepare delicious soup in all corners of the world. The mashed potatoes are combined with other ingredients, veg, legumes, grains, meat and spices to cook a scrumptious meal.

8. Lemon Drizzle Cake


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This cake is prepared with a combination of mashed potatoes and ground almonds, resulting to moist and delicious cake that goes perfectly with a cup of tea. Sugar and butter are beaten together until light and fluffy. Add eggs one by one. Add lemon zest, cold mashed potato, almonds, and baking powder. Bake as normal.

9. Mashed Potato Casserole


Via McCormick
Creamy mashed potatoes can be used to prepare an extremely delicious meal. Sprinkling crispy bacon topping at the end of your cooking makes this food enjoyable. This meal is made by heating your oven to 350°F, placing your ingredients in a bowl except the cheese and bacon. Using an electric mixer, beat the potatoes until they are smooth and creamy. Sprinkle the mixture with cheese and bacon and let to cook for about 30 minutes.

10. Cottage Casserole


Via Paula Deen
This meal is prepared using mashed potatoes, cheese, onions, pepper and salt. You first scrub the potatoes, slice and put them in boiling water until they become tender. They are mashed with a potato masher, add the ingredients then gently add greased casserole while stirring.

11. Fancy Mashed Potatoes


Via Southern Plate
This creamy combination of mashed potatoes is a perfect choice for dinner whenever you decide to go out. It is made from margarine, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, evaporated milk, butter and most importantly mashed potatoes.

12. Lite and Fluffy


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The secret of a delicious meal from mashed potatoes is not in the ingredients but the way the meal is cooked. The fluffy mashed potato food is cooked using milk, sour cream, and buttery taste. A taste of Lite and fluffy mashed potatoes will leave you yearning for more.

13. Garlic Buttermilk


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The meal is prepared using mashed potatoes, garlic cloves, buttermilk, red robin or sea salt and snipped chives for garnish. After the potatoes have been mashed, butter is added while stirring the mixture. Buttermilk is then added gently and consistently to achieve the desired mixture. Salt is then added to the mixture for it to have nice taste.

14. Sour Cream and Onion Mashed Potatoes


Via Rachel Ray

Mashed potatoes from your kitchen can be used for a nice cuisine by mixing sour cream, salt, dried chives, cheddar cheese, and onions.

15. Tex-Mex

A Cream Bowl of Whipped Potatoes Piled High and Sprinkled With Herbs and Cracked Pepper

Via Keitochansays

This is a Mexican cuisine that is made from chunky red potato mash, sliced scallions, minced seeded jalapeños and sour cream. It is also characterised by the use of shredded cheese and other spices.

16. Mashed Potato Pie Topping


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As in the case with cottage and shepherded pies, mashed potatoes can be spread in many pie fillings. Individual pies should be used when making mashed potato pies since not a large quantity of potatoes is expected to be lest in the kitchen.

17. Thickening Agent


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Mashed potatoes can be used to thicken and add flavour to certain types of traditional gravies and sauces. The mashed potatoes are used in small quantities to produce a delicious meal.

18. Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes


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This meal is prepared using olive oil and garlic instead of milk and butter. Other ingredients include black pepper, parsley, and mashed potatoes. The potatoes are boiled in hot water and adding enough amount of salt to bring the desired taste. The garlic and olive oil is cooked in separate pot for about 20 minutes to prevent it from burning. The potatoes are then mixed with the garlicky oil, a little salt, and fresh black pepper.

19. Italian Mashed Potatoes


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This Italian meal is prepared by adding butter, milk and cheese to boiled mashed potato. The extent to which you need potatoes to be creamy is determined by the quantity of milk and cheese you add.

20. Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes


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This meal is prepared from mashed potatoes, butter, hot milk, parsley, salt, pepper, and rutabaga. First, the potatoes are boiled and left in the open to release steam; they are then mashed and added to brown butter, add hot milk while stirring. The rest of the ingredients are added once a nice concentration has been attained.

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